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Promoting Learning for Bilingual Pupils 3-11

Promoting Learning for Bilingual Pupils 3-11
Opening Doors to Success

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August 2006 | 128 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

Written by a team of teachers, this clear and accessible book shows readers how they can help bilingual learners access the curriculum as effectively as possible. It includes guidance on:

  • Developing whole-school policies
  • Creating positive classroom settings to promote learning
  • Using drama
  • Supporting bilingual learners in the early years
  • Promoting of home-school collaboration

This user-friendly resource also offers an abundance of practical suggestions for improving classroom practice, along with reproducibles. 

Principles and Practices for Teaching Bilingual Learners

Promoting Positive Links between Home and School
Supporting Bilingual Learners in the Early Years
The Importance of Talk for Learning
Using a ‘Bilingual Approach’ to Promote Learning
Using Drama to Promote Learning
Promoting a Positive Whole-School Ethos
Rounding it Off

'This book provides an excellent, practical guide on how to develop a bilingual approach in the classroom. In each chapter there are examples of practical, easy-to-implement strategies, which are firmly rooted in good EAL practice. Rather than suggesting that teachers have to adopt something that is additional or new, the idea is to build a bilingual approach into ongoing classroom activities and approaches, thereby promoting a sense of cultural belonging for all children' - Janna Welsby, EAL Programme Consultant, Manchester Education Partnership